Alleppey, or Alappuzha is situated on the western ghats in the state of Kerala. The charming backwaters, canals and lagoons make this place a 'Venice of the East'. It also houses Kuttanad, the rice bowl of kerala, a place where farming is done below sea level. It is a fascinating backwater destination where life moves around water. This city as any other city of Kerala has a number of ancient temples. Boat races, houseboats, coir products, fishes and lakes all add to the astonishing elements of the region. The famous regatta, boat race is a special event here must be enjoyed.
By Air : The nearest airport is at Cochin(64 km).
By Road : Alleppey is connected to all-important towns in south India.
By Rail : Alleppey is linked to Cochin by rail.
Visitors are provided modern facilities in the hotel s to make the stay comfortable. From the hotels visitors can have a breathtaking look of the serene environment, thus making it a memorable holiday.
Kayaloram Lake Resorthotel
Keraleeyam Heritage and Ayurvedic Resort
Hotel Punnamada Lake Resort
The Marari Beach Hotel
Alleppey Prince Hotel
Pooppallys Heritage Home and Resorts
This place is located 14 kms. away from Alleppey and is famous for The Sri Krishna temple. Based on kerala style of architecture this temple is famous for 'Palpayasam' a milk porridge that is offered to the deity.
This beautiful beach includes lakes, lagoons and is yet another crowdpuller in Alappuzha. The 137 year old pier can be seen here. The Old light house, the Vijaya beach park and the Sea view park draw tourists to the beach.
This small fascinating island is located on the Vembanad Lake. It is a favourite site for migratory birds from different parts of the world and can be reached by boat.
This church was built in 1810, and is dedicated to St. George. People believe that prayers and offerings at this church help to heal all mental disorders and ailments.
Regarded as the the Rice Bowl of Kerala, this place has to its credit the distinction of being the only region in the world where farming is done below sea level. It is located in the heart of backwaters. Besides paddy, plantations of cassava and banana leaves the visitors in sheer astonishment.
Area 1414 sq km
Climate Temperate and humid
Languages Malayalam and English
Best Time to Visit Malayalam and English
Excursion Mannarasala (32 km), Krishnapuram Palace(47 Km), Aruthunkal(22 Km)
The coir products of Alleppey command a huge acclaim in the international markets. Carpets, Pepper, coconut oil, areca nut, cardamom etc are also liked by the visitors.
Alleppey offers mouth-watering seafood. Some of them are Karimeen Pollichathu, Avoli Fry, Neimeen Curry and chicken and duck dishes. Dosa, appam-egg roast, puttu-kadala are also enjoyed by the visitors. Banana chips, plain or pepper flavoured is the favourite snack of this place.
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